Are you a Social Worker looking for a new challenge? Do you want to be part of a team promoting positive outcomes for children? Are you able to demonstrate and promote good social work practice? Do you have experience of court work and child protection? We are looking for a Social Worker to work in our Protection & Permanency Team.
- An ambitious and knowledgeable Social Worker
- Registered with Social Work England
- Experience in court proceedings and child protection
- Be creative and flexible, with a forward-thinking approach
- Willing to embrace the Signs of Safety methodology and undertake the appropriate training
About the role…
- To provide quality social work services to children in need and their families
- To undertake a range of statutory duties in accordance with the Children Act 1989
- Manage a child and families caseload of various levels of complexity; including completion of assessments, direct work with children or other interventions aimed at improving the lives of children and safeguard them from harm
Our ambition is for Rutland to be a place where children grow up free from deprivation and disadvantage, and birth and social background do not hold people back from achieving their potential. We are working in partnership with all our agencies to further improve the services we provide to children, young people and families. You could be a part of that journey!!
The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The costs for the DBS and your Social work England registration are paid by us.
We will be reviewing applications on a regular basis and inviting those who meet our essential person specification criteria to interview. If you’re interested in this role, we strongly encourage you to apply without delay.
Our offer to you:
We offer work that makes a difference to people’s lives, regular structured supervision meetings providing guidance and support when having to make challenging decisions,
a safe working environment; structured salary reviews; generous annual leave entitlement plus 8 days paid bank holidays; local government pension scheme; occupational health service and flexible working policies to enable you to balance work and home commitments.
Rutland County Council encourages a healthy work life balance, and we welcome discussions regarding flexible working.
Find out more:
If you are experiencing problems or have any queries about the application process please call us on 01572 758428 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will be sent out via email from the Jobs Go Public site. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment team.
Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.
How to Apply
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Once you have access to your JGP account you will be able to complete the application form in stages, saving and amending it until you are happy to the submit your completed application. You should use the Personal Statement section to demonstrate how you meet the requirements set out in the role profile attached.
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